Fiorentina boss Sinisa Mihajlovic says he would never consider coaching Milan one day in the future.
Speaking ahead of this weekend's trip to San Siro, the Serb drew on his past with Inter.
"I could never coach Milan," he said. "They are one of the best clubs in the world, but I played for and was a Coach at Inter. I couldn't do it out of respect towards my old fans.
"Because of who I am, I could never coach Milan, Roma, Palermo and Genoa," Mihajlovic reiterated.
Turning his attention to the game itself, Mihajlovic said: "We must change the opinion of those people who think that we are already beaten.
"We must be convinced of it otherwise we might as well stay at home. Milan with Ibrahimovic can become the favourite for the Scudetto.
"Zlatan has developed also in terms of mentality. If Milan didn't have him, how many points would they have got?
"We are a team who can put anyone in difficulty. The important thing is to play openly and not to think about being defensive like what happened in Rome."